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Lebanon / Beirut and Tripoli Fighting #528005

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 13, 1983
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(Studio) United States shelling of Syrian positions near Beirut in retaliation for Syrian attack on American reconnaissance jets reported; Israel noted shelling Yasir Arafat's positions in Tripoli as well.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Tripoli, Lebanon) Status of fighting here between Syrian-backed anti-Arafat PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) forces and his PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) loyalists, as well as Israeli shelling of Arafat's positions, examined; films shown. [ARAFAT - doesn't care if Israel tries to kill him.] Arafat recalled seeking security guarantees from UN.
REPORTER: Ike Seamans

(Studio) Preceding report noted cleared by Syrian censors; details given.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Brokaw, Tom;
Seamans, Ike

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